Harvard professor, Emma Lapsansky-Wener, stated that the right for women to vote would give citizens a stronger faith in the government, that only then they will be ensured protection throughout their lives. It wasn’t until 1890’s when women started to get that right (111). This was a huge mark in history because women finally had a say in government. Conflict in this situation arose because there was yet again unfair discrimination. Women should have the same right as men because they are also capable.
Explain the impact that women made on America and their changing role after the Civil War. If their role did not change would this have changed the future of the nation? Ali Sterner APUSH – Period 4 Shaw January 28, 2011 In American History, women have not exactly had it easy. In colonial times, women were to do strictly house work and take care of the children. This changed after the Civil War, giving women their right to speak up and become more like men.
Women learned the ways of men (doing business and taking care of finances) while the men were away at war. Because of this they desired more equal marriages and wanted a say in decisions. They also wanted to marry for love instead of economics. Men finally began teaching women in schools which eventually led to women teaching other women. Abigail Adams reminded her husband to not forget the women in the constitution which is significant because it was the beginning of women’s rights.
The audience seems to be predominately women, and involved in politics, or related educational fields. Baker’s speech was to inform and inspire them. The final speech was, “Women’s Rights are Human Rights” delivered at the 1995 United Nation’s 4th World Conference on Women by First Lady Hillary Clinton. Her speech was about the rights and equality of women and that by bettering women’s lives it will bolster children and families too. Clinton’s speech to the UN World Conference on Women seems to be a perfectly tailored audience for her message, and that audience can heed her call to action if her speech inspires them.
The book ends during the early stages of Obamaʼs presidential campaign and touches on the shift away from Obama pointing out her husbandʼs domestic failings to someone who helped tell his story and continue to introduce him to the American public. Who is the First Lady? She is an impressive woman - intense, intelligent, confident, attractive, and free-speaking and someone her husband calls the rock of the Obama family. She is both mother and wife, the nurturing, stern and supportive woman who holds it all together. Michelle LaVaughn Robinson grew up in a family that had faced many hardships throughout their life, but nonetheless made sure to motivate her and have her reach for the stars.
Madonna and Child Enthroned with Saints: Seated Statue of Hatshepsut Women over the past centuries, has have been viewed and looked upon based on their importance in our society. For example, in the last election Mrs. Hillary Clinton was running for the presidential election in the year 2008 as a candidate in the Democratic primary race. . She was a primary candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination in that year. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines gender roles as "socially constructed roles, behaviors, activities, and attributes that a given society considers appropriate for men and women."
Critical Evaluation Essay: Now We Can Begin Women fought for years for the right to be seen as an equal with men as well as working to change laws in America that would give them equal rights to men. Women campaigned for many years in order to push their ideas through to congress and to get the public to see what they were working so hard to gain. They would use words like inequality and inferior to catch the public’s attention. Eastman wrote in her article, “Now We Can Begin” about the struggles that women faced once women’s rights were passed under the 19th Amendment of the Constitution. Eastman makes it clear to her readers, that no matter the stance a woman takes on the women’s rights movement, a true feminist will always fight for what she believes in with courage and strength.
This paper will explain some key factors in the views of women all around the world; why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stopped making progress, explaining the main causes of women’s leadership roles, and offering interesting solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential. Beginning in the early 1800s, many women took a leading role in the struggle for black rights. Black men had more rights than these black women and black men were not willing to let black women have an equal place at the table. This eventually abolished slavery then, led to the suffragist movement, which led to women winning the right to vote, and many other things. This led women’s rights movement of the 60’s and still occurs today.
Masculine/Feminine: Success, Failure, Gender and Race Education vs Family Education and Family Women’s roles have drastically changed over the past few decades. They have gone from being the idealistic housewives to being powerhouses in corporate America. Since women began entering the work force, there has been a shift in the relationships, where now women bring home most of the “bacon”. According to Stephanie Coontz’s article The M.R.S. and the Ph.D.’s, “one of the dire predictions about educated women is true; today, more of them are “marrying down.” She goes on to say that “there isn’t a shred of evidence that such marriages are less satisfying than marriages in which men have equal or higher education than their wives” (p3).
Why do we even need feminism anymore? Aren’t we done? There once was a real need for the movement. Long ago, women truly had to fight for basic freedoms. But now we can vote, now we can own property, now we have the same job opportunities, go to school where we want, work where we want, wear what we want, travel where we want — and if we want to stay home and raise babies, assisted by female doctors and respected by our enlightened husbands, then feminism has won that right for us, too.